Mark Dylan

MONDAY – FRIDAY | 6PM-10PM

Mark Dylan is a 41-year radio veteran with 16 years as program director at KOKY and 11 years as the Operations Manager for Power 92. 
 
His career started as a 12-year-old intern under late KOKY/1250 owner Ron Curtis in 1974 
Over the years, He’s been fortunate enough to be mentored in programming by Bobby Ojay at WDIA/K97-Memphis, Melvin Jones and Steve Crumbley at WOWI/WBSK-Norfolk-Va. Beach, Rick Dees at WHBQ/Memphis, Frankie Crocker (uncle) at WBLS/ NYC, Joe Booker at KWTD and KIPR/Little Rock, Dave Taylor at KHLT/ HotAC,
Tom Travis and Chad Heritage at KMVK/KSSN/Country and Rhonda Curtis at KLAZ/CHR
 
Mark has been blessed over the years with 2 national PD of the year awards from Radio and Records, 3 national awards from Billboard/Airplay Monitor magazine and national format (Urban AC) station awards for WDLT/Mobile in 1997 and 1999
As well as KOKY in 2009, courtesy of Gavin, Radio and Records and Billboard magazines.
 
  • PD/OM-WBLX-WDLT/Mobile-Pensacola 1995-2000
  • PD/OM-KOKY/Little Rock 2000-present
  • Assistant PD-KIPR 1990-1995
  • Music Director-WOWI 1988-1990
  • Music Director-K97 Memphis 1985-1988
  • On-air talent at Pop/CHR Z98.5 (KLAZ)
  • Country- KSSN and Maverick 106.7
  • Pop/Adult K-Lite 94.1 (now the Point 94.1)
 
Father of 4 (raised) kids ages 16-28, with 6 chipper dipper grandchildren, Mark takes great pride and gratitude in the journeys each of his children has taken. The grandbabies look even more promising…..so far, lol. 
 
An avid Razorback football and basketball fanatic, looooove classic rock and r&b, Him and his 19-year-old daughter have always enjoyed studying and researching pioneering acts/artists from BOTH genres. His Country/HotCountry background has kept his open-eyed about that genre of music as well. 
 
After his father became a homicide victim in Queens, NY(1973), He was embraced by St. Joseph’s Catholic Home for Children in NLR and later, the Presbyterian Youth Home in Monticello, Ark where some very positive people pushed and guided him to his eventual career in broadcasting. Having been influenced by so many different ethnicities of people, Adaptability to persons of all backgrounds became very simple…..
 
Mottos,
CHILL….Walk this deep fried MESS out….Keep it Movin….Miss me with that B.S.
BE a man, not THE man….All else works itself out….CHILL